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Do You Need a High School Diploma or GED to Become a Home Inspector?

In today’s day and age, finding a lucrative career that doesn’t require years of education can be a challenge. Looking through job listings online can be a lesson in futility when employers are seeking candidates with bachelor’s degrees for entry-level positions. While job hunting without a high school diploma or GED can indeed be frustrating, […]

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Problems Found During Home Inspections

Problems Frequently Found During Home Inspections (Infographic)

  Buying a house is the biggest investment most people make during their lifetimes. Whether it’s a newly built home or a fixer-upper, having a certified home inspector evaluate its condition is highly recommended before committing to a purchase. Here are some common causes of defects inspectors regularly come across during home inspections. Water Damage […]

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2019 Home Inspection Events

Regardless of the industry, professionals look forward to conferences, seminars and similar gatherings as an opportunity to get away for a while to learn about the latest industry trends and techniques. Conferences and conventions also provide a chance to meet new people, exchange ideas and just relax and have fun for a few days. The […]

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Which Career Backgrounds Make the Best Home Inspectors?

A home inspector’s job is to evaluate the soundness and safety of a house before it’s purchased or while it’s being built or remodeled. To be competent at their jobs, inspectors need to understand the basics of foundations, structures and a home’s plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling systems. Home inspection was an occupation once dominated […]

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Continuing Your Home Inspection Certification

You’ve completed your home inspector training and certification, received your license and are actively involved in marketing your services and conducting home inspections. That doesn’t mean that your home inspection education and training is over—far from it! Where Continuing Education is Required In most states where home inspectors need to be licensed, continuing education is […]

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How Much Do Home Inspectors Earn?

   You’ve been wanting to change jobs, and have been thinking seriously about starting a new and exciting career as a full-time certified home inspector. Or perhaps you’re looking for a second source of income to supplement the earnings from your present job. You’re bound to be curious about how much money you can expect […]

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All About Mold

All About Mold Molds are a naturally occurring and necessary part of our environment. Various types of outdoor molds break down dead organic matter, such as fallen leaves, dead plant life and dead or decaying trees. Some indoor molds, however, can be hazardous to humans and even pets. Steps should be taken to quickly remove […]

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